bell hooks Named Iconic Black Trailblazer, Represents Kentucky

Congratulations to bell hooks, professor in residence in Berea College’s Appalachian Center for being named as one of “50 Iconic Black Trailblazers Who Represent Every State In America” by Huffington Post.

hooks, a Kentucky native and acclaimed intellectual, feminist theorist, and cultural critic, has authored more than three dozen books on topics of gender, race, class, spirituality, teaching, and the significance of media in contemporary culture.

She writes in diverse genres, including cultural criticism, personal memoirs, poetry collections, and children’s books. Her writings cover topics of gender, race, class, spirituality, teaching, and the significance of media in contemporary culture.

In 2014, she established the bell hooks Institute at Berea College. To learn more about the bell hooks Institute, visit: http://www.bellhooksinstitute.com/

To see the Huffington Post’s full list of iconic black trailblazers from each state, visit: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/50-iconic-black-trailblazers-who-represent-every-state-in-america_us_5890cbb6e4b0522c7d3d6cfb?amp=&ir=Black+Voices&utm_hp_ref=black-voices